11 January, 2022

Ponaphnora | Miss Yanesha

When Yanesha teenage girls have their first period they undergo the “Ponaphnora” ritual where mothers and grandmothers share with them their knowledge on their culture.

Filmmaking: Briggith Sheyla Valerio Francisco.
Production: CHIRAPAQ Centro de Culturas Indígenas del Perú and OXFAM.
Indigenous peoples: Yanesha.
Genre: Documentary.
Year of production: 2017.